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relate /rɪˈleɪt/ verb
relates; related; relating
relate
/rɪˈleɪt/
verb
relates; related; relating
Learner's definition of RELATE
[+ object] : to show or make a connection between (two or more things) often + to
[no object] : to understand and like or have sympathy for someone or something
usually + to
[+ object] formal : to tell (something, such as a story)
[no object] used to describe how people talk to, behave toward, and deal with each other usually + to or with

relate to

[phrasal verb]
relate to (someone or something)
: to be connected with (someone or something) : to be about (someone or something)
often used as (be) related to
see also relate 1, 2, 4 (above)
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